The goal of the Key Topic was to inventory, categorize and map water management structures from the Bronze Age to the present in the eastern and western Mediterranean region. To this end, a comprehensive database of water management technologies was created. The work was carried out in close cooperation with the other Key Topics and respective research groups.
The Key Topic was anchored in the research group (A-3) Water Management. The group concerned questions of climate change, water scarcity, water power or the adoption and realization of techniques and knowledge.